Thursday, January 15, 2009

Your Call 011609 Media Roundtable

On the next Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable where we hold American media accountable for getting us the news we need. For the final week of the Bush presidency we will speak with Lawrence Pintak in Cairo, the publisher & co-editor of Arab Media & Society; Kenneth Whyte, publisher and editor in chief of the Canadian news magazine Maclean's and Clara Jeffrey, co-editor of Mother Jones. Where did you see the best reporting this week and where did it fall short? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Clara Jeffery in San Francisco
Co-Editor of Mother Jones

Kenneth Whyte in San Francisco
Publisher and editor in chief of Maclean's, and author of The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst.

Lawrence Pintak in Cairo
Director of the Adham Center for Journalism Training and Research at The American University in Cairo and publisher & co-editor of Arab Media & Society. For 30 years he has covered the Middle East, for the San Francisco Chronicle and then later for ABC News. He joins us from Cairo, Egypt.

Click to Listen: Media Roundtable